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258 Portola Valley Tutors

When you are struggling to make the grade it is easy to feel like just giving up and throwing in the towel. However, with the help of an experienced tutor you could be well on your way to achieving not just a passing grade, but a truly impressive one! There are Portola Valley tutors available now to guide you through your course work and offer support on homework and assignments. So whether you are looking for someone to help you pass a particularly challenging class, or for someone to help prep you for an upcoming exam, check out local tutor listings now and put yourself on the road to success'i.
$150/hour
Travel Distance 30 miles
Portola Valley , California
( 94028 )
Yatit T.
47 ratings
"Top-rated Computer Science and Programming Tutor"

I started tutoring while I was still in college around 2012, on and off, but through tutoring I knew education was my calling. As a result, I helped build an educational web app with thousands of registered teachers and students. Helping other students achieve their best potential is something I am deeply passionate about. A better education can open many doors, as it has done for me. Now, I want to be able to do this for my students. When I am not tutoring, I am learning. I'm especially ... ... More

Offering 9 subjects
Including : algebra 1 algebra 2 calculus computer science geometry HTML SAT math Python JavaScript
$60/hour
Travel Distance 10 miles
Saratoga , California
( 95070 )
Robert J.
324 ratings
4 review reviews
We really like Robert, he is pleasant, prompt and is prepared for the lesson to accommodates my daughter classes. Thanks Wanda
Wanda W. from Redwood City, CA
"Experienced AP Tutor in Calculus, Physics, and Statistics"

My goal in tutoring is to help students build their self-confidence in working with a subject so that they can confidently solve their homework and be successful in taking tests. I have a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and extensive practical experience from a career of working in exciting fields such as space satellites and laser weapons. As a result, I am well versed in the mathematics, statistics, and physics disciplines. I have been tutoring with WyzAnt for nine years and have enjoyed i... ... More

Offering 10 subjects
Including : algebra 1 algebra 2 calculus differential equations geometry linear algebra physics precalculus statistics
$75/hour
Travel Distance 7 miles
Mountain View , California
( 94040 )
Michael N.
785 ratings
21 review reviews
We had Michael as my son's math tutor for almost 6 months now. My son is in his sophomore year in high school. He has been struggling with math and his math grade has been gradually declined. After few sessions with Michael, my son’s math grade started to come back up. As the school end, he had a grade A on math. Michael is always on time, never miss a session. We are very happy with him and will have him again after summer.
Christine Z. from Naperville, IL
"Math State Champion loves helping others"

I am a Naperville North High School and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign graduate with a degree in Mathematics. I have extensive problem-solving experience including winning 1st place at the 2007 ICTM State Math Contest, qualifying for the USA Math Olympiad, and placing in the top 500 in the national Putnam competition. My tutoring methods vary student-by-student, but I specialize in breaking down problems and asking questions to guide the student toward discovering and truly underst... ... More

Offering 17 subjects
Including : ACT Math actuarial science algebra 1 algebra 2 calculus chemistry discrete math geometry linear algebra
$65/hour
Travel Distance 30 miles
Redwood City , California
( 94062 )
Janet W.
497 ratings
11 review reviews
I just need to say that we have the best tutor!!! My husband desperately needed tutoring for his Algebra college course. Janet has come through for him (for us) with flying colors. She is flexible with her schedule, she has made my husband feel very comfortable, and best of all, she is teaching him exactly what he needs to know to pass his tests. According to my husband, Janet has the ability to take very difficult things and make them understandable. Yeah, we are very happy. PS. And even though I'm not in the session, she must be VERY patient!!
Carol M. from Redwood City, CA
"Mathematics English and Science Tutor"

Because I have owned and operated college preparatory schools for several years, I have been able to accept and help students with ADD and ADHD. I have found that, with one-on-one instruction and clear explanations, students with ADD and ADHD are able to achieve in line with their innate intelligent and talents. The extra attention assures that these students are able to remain in the main stream, rather than be shunted off to special classes. Janet W ... More

Offering 36 subjects
Including : ACT English ACT Math ADD/ADHD algebra 1 algebra 2 Aspergers biology CBEST chemistry
$90/hour
Travel Distance 10 miles
Palo Alto , California
( 94301 )
Rebecca D.
720 ratings
18 review reviews
Hi -- Rebecca helped our daughter Kate with PreCal. Kate's teacher didn't really teach the subject so she needed someone to help fill in the many gaps. Rebecca was always prepared in advance for the lessons, patient, and very good at explaining the various concepts and formulas. Kate has had several other tutors in PreCal, I would say if you need a PreCal tutor, contact Rebecca!
Howard H. from Fremont, CA
"Experienced, credentialed math tutor (Stanford/M.I.T. grad)"

The school year's here! Feel free to contact me to discuss how I can help your student achieve his/her academic goals. I am excited about working with students of all levels and abilities understand math concepts and practices. With my guidance, students experience a boost in confidence and skill level, resulting in better grades and a better attitude towards math. Please do make sure that you are either within my 10 mile travel radius or are willing to work with me online. I have loved tuto... ... More

Offering 10 subjects
Including : ACT Math algebra 1 algebra 2 calculus elementary math geometry prealgebra precalculus SAT math
$73/hour
Travel Distance 5 miles
San Mateo , California
( 94403 )
Jeffrey M.
840 ratings
40 review reviews
I hired Jeffrey to tutor my daughter in Physics and I feel fortunate to have found him. I find Jeffrey to be personable, patient, soft-spoken (in a good way) and really wants my daughter to "get it." Though we have only had 3 sessions so far, my daughter tells me that she likes him (and I think it is very important that the tutee likes the tutor!), that she feels very comfortable saying she still wasn't understanding the problem and more than once, and that he is very patient. Jeffrey goes over the physics problem(s) several times showing my daughter how to do it and then making sure she can illustrate the same work/process in a similar problem. My daughter tells me that the repetition of her doing the problem with him has helped her to be more confident in the subject because she is understanding it better by doing it. Sometimes I wish we had an hour and a half with him, which can likely be scheduled, because that little bit of extra time would perhaps make for an even more thorough lesson. After every lesson, Jeffrey emails me a paragraph summary of what they went though with some helpful reminders for my daughter from the lesson. I forward them all to her so she can keep them and refer back to them. After our last session, Jeffrey also emailed us an additional physics problem for her to work on, with explanations and rationale and his openness for her tom call him to discuss the problem on the phone or to save the discussion for the next session. I would highly recommend Jeffrey if your child needs a tutor in physics or another area he specializes in; I think you will find that he truly is all that I describe above. As a side note, he is on-time and responds to emails quickly.
Brenda K. from San Carlos, CA
"Effective Ph.D. Tutor of Mathematics and Physics"

Elementary math is a fabulous opportunity to lay down a firm foundation for more advanced mathematics. Indeed, much of my time teaching advanced math is remedial work concerning concepts that students should have gotten in elementary math, such as how to do arithmetic with fractions, which operations permit the distributive property (and which don't!), etc. ... More

Offering 19 subjects
Including : ACT Math algebra 1 algebra 2 ASVAB calculus elementary (k-6th) elementary math elementary science geometry
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